The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 15 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 14 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.81% 19.89% 26.49%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 45.00% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 31
Average salary £21,750 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.95% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,500 £21,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
98 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 61.64% 44.20% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 91 64 62
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,600 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 18 (47.37%) C#
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 11 (28.95%) VB.NET
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) WPF
5 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (21.05%) Degree
7 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) Internet
7 7 (18.42%) WinForms
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) WCF
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (15.79%) DevExpress
9 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
9 5 (13.16%) Citrix
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) PHP
10 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (10.53%) SAN
10 4 (10.53%) Sage
10 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Magento
1 4 (10.53%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.26%) Law
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Database Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 10 (26.32%) WPF
3 7 (18.42%) WinForms
4 6 (15.79%) WCF
5 4 (10.53%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) COM
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (2.63%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.63%) DirectX
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) OpenCL
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) XMPP
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Kindle
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Physics
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Android Development
6 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) VB.NET
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) XAML
6 2 (5.26%) C
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) WSUS
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) DevExpress
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) Sage
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Google
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